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Now Hiring Lifeguards for the San Ramon Olympic Pool and Dougherty Valley Aquatic Center!

Employment:

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Become a Lifeguard with the City of San Ramon

Being a Lifeguard is much more than just another job. Why should you become a Lifeguard?

  • Learn Important Safety Skills
  • Stand Out on Your College Applications
  • Gain Leadership Experience- Great Pay
  • Work with Friends and Make New Ones
  • Have Fun and Hang Out at the Pool

Apply online by visiting  the City Job Opportunities page.

Lifeguard I $12.00 - $14.40/hr
Lifeguard II $12.50 - $15.60/hr
Senior Lifeguard $13.32 - $15.99/hr


Not certified?  No problem, take a Lifeguard Training Class and get a jump on your job hunt! For more information visit the Lifeguard Training menu below.  

If you successfully complete a City of San Ramon Lifeguard class, participants that get hired and work as a Lifeguard for the City of San Ramon will be eligible to receive a $50 reimbursement toward the training class fee!

For more information, please contact Kevin Boggs, Aquatics Coordinator at (925) 973-3246 or kboggs@sanramon.ca.gov

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Training Opportunities:

Lifeguard Training

Lifeguard Training

Start preparing for one of the best jobs in town – Lifeguarding poolside! The American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course provides participants with the entry level knowledge and skills required to prevent, recognize and respond to emergencies.

Successful completion of all practical skills and written tests will provide certifications in Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR/AED for Lifeguards, First Aid for Public Safety Personnel, Oxygen Administration and Preventing Disease Transmission.

Scholarships are available for this program. Resuscitation mask and lifeguard pack are provided.

Prerequisites: Must be 15 years old, able to swim 300 yards non-stop using freestyle and breast stroke, recover a 10lb weight from 7ft of water and tread water for 2 minutes with no hands. Upcoming classes:

Upcoming Classes:

November 2019

Act #4707  -  $229(R)/$286.25(N)
Location: San Ramon Olympic Pool
November 2 - 16, 2019
Sat 8:00am-5:00pm
Tue/Thu 5:00pm  - 9:00pm

*No class on Saturday, November 9th

Register Now!

If you successfully complete a City of San Ramon Lifeguard class, participants that get hired and work as a Lifeguard for the City of San Ramon will be eligible to receive a $50 reimbursement toward the training class fee!

For questions or more information, please contact us.

Lifeguard Instructor Training

Lifeguard Instructor TrainingThe American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Training course prepares participants to use course and presentation materials, conduct lifeguard training courses and evaluate the progress of course participants.

Successful completion of all practical skills and written tests will provide certification in Lifeguard Instructor.

Prerequisites:

Must be 17 years old, currently certified as an ARC Lifeguard and able to demonstrate all skills sufficiently. Participants will also be required to complete an online pre-course prior to the first day of class.

Upcoming Classes:

 

The next Lifeguard Instructor Training will be offered in Winter 2020. Please check back for more details.

Lifeguard Instructor/Instructor Trainer Review Course

Lifeguard Instructor TrainingThis in-person Instructor/Instructor Trainer review course is the required course for all American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructors and Instructor Trainers to re-certify.  During this course, Lifeguarding Instructors and Instructor Trainers will participate in an in-water practice and polish skills session with their peers and a classroom-based review of American Red Cross administrative policies and procedures.

Upcoming Review Courses:



Please check back later for future Lifeguard Instructor/Instructor Training Review offerings.

Water Safety Instructor Training

Water Safety InstructorThe American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Training course prepares participants to teach American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim and Water Safety Courses. Instructors will learn to use course materials, plan and conduct classes as well as evaluate student progress.

Successful completion of all practical skills and written tests will provide certification as an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor.

Prerequisites:

Must be 16 years old, able to swim the four competitive strokes, sidestroke and elementary backstroke. Participants will also be required to complete a portion of the class online.

Upcoming Classes:

Water Safety Instructor Training will be offered again in February 2020.  Please check back for more details.

For questions or more information, please contact us.

The City of San Ramon is a licensed training provider of the American Red Cross.  

American Red Cross Licensed Training Provider